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Police search for suspect who sexually assaulted teenage boy

The 16-year old was sexually assaulted in the stairwell of a building in the Finch and Victoria Park Ave. area

A 16 year old boy was sexually assaulted in the Finch and Victoria Park area Thursday night, and Toronto police are searching for a suspect.

This happened just before 6:30 p.m.

The teen was walking along a pathway in the area when he was approached by a man. Police say the boy and the suspect entered the same stairwell and that's when he was sexually assaulted. He managed to break free and call police.

The suspect is described as a white man who's heavy set. About 6 feet tall and between 25 and 30 years old. He had a slight beard and moustache and was wearing a white t-shirt, a black sweater, black shorts and sunglasses with a white leopard print on the sides.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com.

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